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Micromanager or Performance Leader?

As the NC State Faculty & Staff Ombuds, I do get visitors to the office who express dissatisfaction that their “leader” is a micromanager. I...

Ombuds Day – October 11, 2018 !!

Well – it is “official” !!!  The American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section (voluntary association of attorneys) has designated October 11, 2018 as Ombuds Day!...

Set Your Next Meeting Up for Success !

  We all go to meetings and some are better than others.  What makes the difference? While  using someone to serve as meeting facilitator that’s...

IOA Board of Directors Election Results

  The International Ombudsman Association (IOA) recently provided Board of Director election results. There were 6 seats open with a slate of 9 candidates. The...

Impact of Ombuds Office Highlighted

  The NC State Faculty Ombuds Office was profiled in a recent article jointly published by The Journal of the California Caucus of College and...

New Year’s Resolution = Conflict Resolution

  It’s the end of 2017 and, of course, it’s time for 2018 resolutions! What are your plans for 2018? Here at the NC State...